Engineering Hydrology: An Introduction to Processes, Analysis, and Modeling (Hardcover)

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Understand the fundamentals, methods, and processes of modern hydrology

This comprehensive engineering textbook offers a thorough overview of all aspects of hydrology and shows how to apply hydrologic principles for effective management of water resources. It presents detailed explanations of scientific principles along with real-world applications and technologies. Engineering Hydrology: An Introduction to Processes, Analysis, and Modeling follows a logical progression that builds on foundational concepts with modern hydrologic methods. Every hydrologic process is clearly explained along with current techniques for modeling and analyzing data. You will get practice problems throughout that help reinforce important concepts.

Coverage includes:

-The hydrologic cycle

-Water balance

-Components of the hydrologic cycle


-Infiltration and soil moisture

-Surface water


-Water quality

-Hydrologic measurements

-Streamflow measurement

-Remote sensing and geographic information systems

-Hydrologic analysis and modeling

-Unit hydrograph models

-River flow modeling

-Design storm and design flood estimation

-Environmental flows

-Impact of climate change on water management

About the Author

Sharad K. Jain, Ph.D., is currently the Director of the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India. He has published more than 240 technical papers and more than 30 book chapters, and has served as author or editor of 9 books. He is member of editorial boards of several journals and of many committees related to water management. Vijay P. Singh, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, and Caroline & William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University. He has published nearly 1100 journal articles and has served as author or co-author of 28 books and editor of over 70 books, including Handbook of Applied Hydrology, Second Edition, and Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781259641978
ISBN-10: 125964197X
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: March 8th, 2019
Pages: 624
Language: English